Spriggs, Charles H.; realty and building; born, Washington County, Pa., Oct. 2, 1875; of Scotch-English ancestry, and ancestors on both sides of family prominent in Revolution and War of 1812; public school education; married, 1908, Miss Olive Carter, of Waynesburg, Pa.; two daughters; politically a Progressive Republican; business career, with the Second National Bank of Pittsburgh, resigning on account of poor health, and engaged in the real estate business in the southwest; returning east, became associated with one of the largest real estate firms in New York City; impressed with the wonderful real estate opportunities in Cleveland, he located here, in the firm of C. H. Spriggs & Co.; the firm is incorporated as The Commonwealth Realty & Building Co.; mgr. and director the Alliance Brick Co., Alliance, 0.; member The National Real Estate Ass’n, Cleveland Real Estate Board, and Lakewood Chamber of Commerce; has traveled extensively in this country, Canada and Mexico, studying real estate conditions, and causes of civic growth and increase in property values.
Biographical Sketch of Charles H. Spriggs
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 26 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-charles-h-spriggs.htm - Last updated on Feb 26th, 2012
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